Avenida Jose Munia 5200, Nova Redentora , Sao Jose do Rio Preto, BR, 15090-500
- Phone: (55) 17 3216-9000
- Fax: (55) 17 3216-9002
Started off to promote and enhance culture and art, the SESC at Avenida Paulista was inaugurated in 1978 and has an expansive land area. This facility has a library, a restaurant, a reading room, two gymnastic rooms, an auditorium, rest rooms as well as large gathering space. The SESC at Avenida Paulista is used for cultural and sports events, workshops and many other recreational activities. This venue is also rented out for private functions. Please check website for further details.
Once a single screen theater built in 1960s, Cine Metropole has transformed into a full-fledged multiplex movie theater and entertainment center. The theater is equipped with state-of-the-art sound and light system and has cozy cushion seats to enhance the experience of watching a movie. Apart from hosting movies, Cine Metropole also hosts concerts and other entertaining events regularly.
The Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil is located in the heart of the city at the corner of Quitanda street. The building was bought by the Bank of Brazil which has another cultural centre such as this is at Rio De Janeiro. Some elements of the original architecture of the building have been retained but the five storeyed building is registered with the Archaeological Heritage Protection and Tourism of São Paulo. The centre houses restaurants, auditoriums and classrooms. In areas such as literature, cinema, dance etc the cultural center holds programmes for the development of the people.
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil is filled with a wide variety of artistic items from Brazilian artists. Five stories tall, the museum houses many well-regarded exhibits of local art. Live performances also occasionally take place here.
Located in the Novotel Jaragua complex, Teatro Jaraguá is an elegant venue that is used for various purposes. Home to musicals, dramas, concerts and more, this entertaining space is quite popular among the locals. It also features a cafe for refreshments.
Formerly the Teatro Abril, this historic theater was built in 1929. Now called Teatro Renault, this Art Nouveau building is one of the esteemed entertainment venues where the focal point is Broadway musicals. The likes of Chicago, Les Miserables and The Lion King have been staged here and have wowed audiences with its sheer beauty. Equipped with great acoustics and lighting, the seats here give a good view of the stage and are very comfortable. Though the shows are on the expensive side, this theater definitely gives a memorable experience to theatregoers.
Cine Joia is a vibrant venue located in the heart of the city. It hosts some of the best live acts in town. Their stage has grace numerous big names in the business - from local bands to international artists. Some of the previous acts include Undertaker, Smokey Taboo and Child Bride.
Nestled in the heart of Sao Paulo, Galeria Olido has been serving as the city's cultural center since its establishment in 2004. This two-storied center houses various facilities, right from theater to exhibition spaces. The movie theater, CINEMA Oliden, Centro de Dança Umberto da Silva with multiple stages and rehearsal rooms, Oliden Room showcasing concerts and Centro de Fotografia, a space for exhibitions are located within this cultural center. A reading room is also located on site.
Established in 1960, Teatro Oficina has been an influential theater with it's powerhouse plays. Now the base of Uzyna Uzona group, the interactive shows erase the gap between the audience and the actors. The theater also hold workshops for those looking to improvise their theatrical skills.
The Espaço Parlapatões gifts splendid and culturally rich shows to the art loving people of Sao Paulo. With a varied list of 40 spectacles per year, this venue hosts drama, theatricals, musicals, operas as well as poetry and reading sessions. The Espaço Parlapatões also organizes debates, lectures and workshops. The theater does all it can to promote arts in the city. The seats here are comfortable and relaxed, making it a pleasurable experience for theatre goers.
Teatro Aliança Francesa has been a cultural ground for Brazilian and French theater personalities since 1964. Besides drama, it is also used for concerts, lectures, seminars, film screenings and more. Promoting inter-cultural activities, this theater is vibrant with its artistic creativity.
Founded by the Fundacao Escola de Comercio Alvares Penteado, Teatro FECAP is a modern theater that is equipped with a fine lighting and sound technology. This elegant theater is regarded among the best ones in the city. Here, you will find some of the finest performances by well known theater personalities.